Caring for Perennials: Thymus (Thyme, Creeping Thyme)

A Guide to Caring for Perennials: Thyme (Thymus)

PLANTING: Set out 8 to 12 inches apart in full sun, preferably in a well-drained soil of low fertility.

MAINTENANCE: Keep soil moist but not soggy as plants establish themselves. A winter mulch is recommended. Some species often require cutting back in spring to keep them compact and bushy. Zones 3-9.

Where to plant:Light Requirements: Full Sun

Moisture Requirements: Moist, Well-drained

Soil Tolerance: Normal, Loamy

Spacing: Dwarf, Height 2 in, Width 12 in

Uses: Beds, Border, Containers, Ornamental, Ground Cover, Winter Interest

Bloom Start to End: Early Summer - Mid Summer

General Planting Instructions

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